Scots have travelled all over the world and made their mark throughout the Commonwealth.
The team behind the proposed spaceport in Unst is finalising an outline planning application for both launch and ground facilities as the project progresses.
Three skinny dippers sparked a major rescue alert off Shetland.
Concerns have been raised after people were seen on a webcam apparently interfering with puffin burrows at Sumburgh Head late on Monday night.
An unwell crewman on a North Sea oil platform was airlifted to Lerwick by a coastguard helicopter after taking unwell.
A man who attempted to strike another man with a kitchen knife in a “vicious and frenzied” attack - cutting holes in his jacket in the process - has been sent to prison for nearly two years.
A flotilla of historic fishing boats sailed into Shetland as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the Faroese flag.
A sailing boat was rescued 90-miles north east of Shetland in the early hours of this morning, after it had got into difficulty in stormy weather.
A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) has been announced for a helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland in 2013 that caused the deaths of four people.
A north charity has launched its programme for Shetland Boat Week.
A 42-year-old man was this morning airlifted from an offshore supply vessel after experiencing cardiac difficulties.
A fishing vessel was taken safely to shore with the help of a local lifeboat off Shetland.
The current library in Lerwick could become the new home for council meetings if lending services move back to their old building a stone’s throw away at Hillhead.
A rescue operation was launched yesterday morning after a fishing vessel reported it was taking in water near to St Ninian’s Isle off Shetland.
D-Day 75th anniversary: ‘You were too busy to be frightened. You had your job to do and you just got on with it.’
Geordie Mainland was just 19 years old when he led allied troops through the German minefields on the approach to Normandy's beaches.
A woman who stole a child’s photo from a house and created a disturbance on a public bus has been remanded in custody.
A north-east charity is holding an event to thank its army of helpers, as part of National Volunteers’ Week.
A row has erupted after it emerged a round consultation meetings on the future of emergency tugs in UK waters will not visit Scottish coastal communities.
Police are appealing for information after a small ruck sack was found at Hermaness Nature Reserve in Unst.
A flotilla of historic fishing boats will sail in to Shetland next month as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the Faroese flag.
A case at Lerwick Sheriff Court was deferred until June after the 24-hour air traffic control strike at Sumburgh Airport meant a defence solicitor was unable to travel to Shetland.
A devastating blaze which razed the popular Fair Isle Bird Observatory would have destroyed the building even if more firefighters from the mainland had been able to attend the island inferno quicker.
Rare visit by lone common dolphin off Shetland among exciting sightings during first week of Sea Watch Foundation campaign
Orca whales, Risso's dolphins, harbour porpoises and humpback whales have all been spotted around the Northern Isles and north coast since a citizen science project got under way last week.
Thousands of pounds have been raised for the Shetland MRI scanner appeal thanks to a knitting campaign which has attracted interest from across the world.
A man had his case continued without plea at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday after being charged with a number of domestic abuse offences which included a threat to throw acid over his ex-partner.
Shetlanders can expect a tourism boom after Lonely Planet identified the islands as one of its top 10 must-see destinations in Europe.
Shetland has been named as one of Europe's must-see destinations by one of the world's leading travel authorities.
Fans of smash hit TV show Game of Thrones in Shetland got a surprise on Friday night when actor Rory McCann visited the capital Lerwick to take in the town's nightlife.
A warning has been issued to residents in Shetland following reports of rogue traders.
Shetland men relive encounters with the White Wife as community council plans to erect life-size statue of the ghost
A ghost who is said to appear to single men driving alone on a remote stretch on a Shetland island is set to receive the celebrity treatment with a life-size statue.
A group of accommodation providers in the North Mainland of Shetland has objected to plans to build a new 91-bedroom hotel in Lerwick, claiming it could threaten the viability of the local sector.
The bank of primary school teachers in the isles appears to be running dry after Shetland Islands Council failed for the “first time in a long time” to recruit to a temporary classroom job.